Monthly Briefing – August 2018

Monthly Briefing is an online publication that contains all the top content from Automotive World. Each issue features a mix of analysis and comment, as well as exclusive interviews with key stakeholders.

Welcome to the latest issue of AW Monthly

Monthly Briefing – August 2018

The August edition of Monthly Briefing includes the usual mix of analysis and comment, as well as exclusive interviews with:

  • Håkan Agnevall, President, Volvo Buses
  • Michiel van Ratingen, Secretary General, Euro NCAP
  • Tate Cantrell, Chief Technology Officer, Verne Global
  • Ilker Sari, Head of ZF Model Factory, ZF
  • Jonathan Hampson, UK General Manager, Zipcar
  • Robert Guest, Vice President of Product Management, Access
  • Vikas Krishna, VP Digital Strategy, Platforms and Business Model Innovation, ZF

Also in this issue:

  • Data centres and the auto industry
  • The lights out factory
  • Auto industry future challenged by Brexit and US trade policy
  • The 95g/km CO2 challenge
  • Trucking surprised by Europe’s proposed GHG targets
  • Is micro-transit the new public transportation?
  • Monetising future mobility
  • Focus on EV battery strategies

We hope you enjoy this issue of Monthly Briefing, and as always, we welcome your thoughts and suggestions; email us at

Martin Kahl
Editor, Automotive World